Governor Tomblin issues Statewide State of Preparedness

Governor urges all West Virginians to take steps to say safe during potential severe weather Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has issued a statewide “State of Preparedness,” mobilizing state resources to help keep West Virginians safe during potential severe weather. “Snow and ice are thawing and melting across the state, heavy rainfall is predicted for More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Winter Storm Watch

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Pocahontas and Randolph counties. A Freezing Rain Advisory is in effect until 1 p.m. Tuesday. The Winter Storm watch is in effect from More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Maxwelton VA clinic re-opens Friday

Beckley Veterans Administration Hospital Director Karin L. McGraw announced on Monday that repairs to improve the air quality at the Maxwelton Veterans Community Clinic in Greenbrier County have been completed and More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

FRN helping families cope in hard times

Volunteers for the Family Resource Network in Marlinton help unload boxes of groceries at the FRN office on Monday. Every month, the Pocahontas County FRN, Senior Citizens and Durbin Food Pantry receive a food delivery More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Commission to seek legal advice on Green Bank property

The Pocahontas County Commission will seek legal advice on the potential uses of a county-owned 30-acre parcel at the Green Bank Industrial Site, but commissioners remain undecided how they want the property to More...

Participants in the 2014 War Fighter Sports Winter Camp. Soldiers and their families spend the weekend enjoying the slopes at Silver Creek Resort with the help of the Adaptive Sports Program instructors and volunteers. Photos courtesy of David Begg
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Adaptive Sports Program opens slopes for all

Participants in the 2014 War Fighter Sports Winter Camp. Soldiers and their families spend the weekend enjoying the slopes at Silver Creek Resort with the help of the Adaptive Sports Program instructors and volunteers. More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

CTE programs getting a face lift

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The Career and Technical Education department at Pocahontas County High School is going through several changes. At the board of education meeting Monday night, PCHS principal Robert More...